Industry News

  • New Municipal and Wildland Firefighting Tools Catalog Available from Council Tool

    LAKE WACCAMAW, NC – July 2010 – Council Tool's new municipal and wildland firefighting tools catalog is now available.

    Press Release • July 8th, 2010

  • MSA Workman® Tripod Combines Ease of Use with Durability and Versatility

    Pittsburgh, Pa., December 2009 - Quick and easy set-up, increased durability, greater stability, and improved portability - all in one product!  The MSA Workman Tripod makes confined space entry with vertical descent safe and easy. New features...

    Press Release • July 8th, 2010

  • NFPA Issues Safety Alert Regarding Antifreeze in Residential Sprinklers

    July 6, 2010 – The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) today issued a safety alert recommending that residential fire sprinkler systems containing antifreeze should be drained and the antifreeze replaced with water. The alert follows a...

    Press Release • July 8th, 2010

  • Mic Keeper Systems Meets IAFC’s Portable Radio Recommendations

    Ventura, Calif.  [July 7, 2010] – After a string of firefighter injuries and deaths related to radio communication in the 2000s, the International Association of Fire Chiefs formed a special subcommittee to look into the issues. The result was a...

    Press Release • July 8th, 2010

  • MSA's ExtendAire II System offers integrated rescue hose

    Pittsburgh, Pa., July 2010 – MSA's ExtendAire II is an emergency breathing supply system (EBSS) option that uses intermediate pressure air to provide firefighters with another level of emergency air. This system allows firefighters to quickly and...

    Press Release • July 8th, 2010

  • True North Announces The Titan Wildland Fire Pack

    True North is proud to introduce their newest Wildland Fire Pack – The Titan.  The Titan is the small pack with BIG performance. It features True North's patented load-trapping system for pulling the weight into your body so the shelter can't bounce...

    Press Release • July 8th, 2010

  • New and Improved Hale Fyr Pak Portable Pump Delivers Water to Remote Locations

    CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa. (July 6, 2010) – Hale has improved its Fyr Pak™, an ergonomically designed, backpack-mounted water pump as an ideal pump package for fighting wild land and forest fires. This portable centrifugal pump is mounted on a padded...

    Press Release • July 6th, 2010

  • Pelican Launches 2490 Recoil LED Traffic Wand

    TORRANCE, CA – July 1, 2010 – To prevent FOD (Foreign Object Damage) in an aviation or military environment, Pelican Products has introduced the 2490 Recoil™ LED (With Traffic Wand) as a secure, tough and versatile traffic wand. 

    Press Release • July 6th, 2010

  • BullEx Heats Things Up on The Today Show

    Albany, NY, July 5, 2010 - Watch NBC's TODAY Show Tuesday, July 6th to learn how to put out a kitchen fire. BullEx CEO Ryan O'Donnell and on-air personalities from The Today Show will sharpen their fire safety skills with BullEx extinguisher training...

    Press Release • July 6th, 2010

  • IMS Alliance Launches New Website

    IMS Alliance is proud to announce the launch of our completely updated web site! The new site includes features to help you find what you're looking for quicker and easier. Ordering for many of our products, including the Passport Accountability...

    Press Release • July 2nd, 2010

  • Benedictine University Pledges $250,000 in Scholarships for Disaster Volunteers

    LISLE, IL (May 19, 2010) – Benedictine University has announced the creation of a scholarship honoring those who have served in the aftermath of natural disasters. The University has pledged to provide up to $250,000 in waived tuition for students...

    Press Release • July 1st, 2010

  • Columbus Selects Emergency Technologies’ Visual Fire Software

    Raleigh, NC (July 1, 2010) – The city of Columbus, Ohio will deploy Emergency Technologies, Inc. (ETI) Visual Fire, a Fire Records Management System (Fire RMS), to provide responders with access to critical da

    Press Release • July 1st, 2010

  • Havis Names Robert Simpson as Western Regional Sales Manager

    Havis, Inc. proudly announces Robert Simpson has joined their team as the Western Territory Regional Sales Manager. Robert joins Havis, Inc. from Grace Industries, and he brings 10 years of outside sales experience selling software and hardware to...

    Press Release • July 1st, 2010

  • Minger Foundation Awarded DHS Grant for Campus Fire Safety

    06.29.2010 – The Michael H. Minger Foundation today announced it has been awarded a $175,956 grant by the Department of Homeland Security Fire Prevention and Safety Grant Program for two campus fire safety programs focused on getting valuable and...

    Press Release • June 30th, 2010

  • Shanghai Airport Receives Pair of Oshkosh Striker Vehicles to Support World Expo

    OSHKOSH, Wis. (June 28, 2010) – Oshkosh Airport Products Group, a division of Oshkosh Corporation (NYSE: OSK), has delivered to and placed into service two Oshkosh® Striker® 3000 aircraft rescue and firefighting (ARFF) vehicles at Shanghai...

    Press Release • June 28th, 2010